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Spodoptera exigua(LAPHEG)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: LAPHEG
  • Preferred name: Spodoptera exigua
  • Authority: Hübner

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Caradrina exigua (Hübner)
Laphygma exigua Hübner
Laphygma flavimaculata (Harvey)
Noctua exigua Hübner

Common names
Name Language
Heerwurm German
Zuckerrübeneule German
asparagus fern caterpillar English
beet armyworm English
inch worm English
lesser army worm English
lesser cottonworm English
lucerne army worm English
lucerne caterpillar English (IN)
onion army worm English
pigweed caterpillar English
small mottled willow English
small mottled willow moth English
sugarbeet armyworm English
gardama de la remolacha Spanish
gusano de la cebolla Spanish (DM)
gusano soldado del algodonero Spanish (MX)
gusano verde del cogollero Spanish
noctuelle de la betterave French
halaphygma Hebrew
nottua della barbabietola Italian
sjalottenuil Dutch
карадрина Russian
совка малая наземная Russian
cizgili kurt karadrina Turkish
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Noctuidae ( 1NOCTF )
Genus Spodoptera ( 1SPODG )
Species Spodoptera exigua ( LAPHEG )